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Snailbeach opening 2015

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Update

The buildings and Day Level at Snailbeach mine will be open between 11.00 am and 4.00 pm on Sunday 24th May and Monday 25th May. There are no charges to look around the buildings and display - small charge for being taken underground into Day Level. Please park at Snailbeach Village Hall (and make a donation for parking).

Snailbeach will also be open on Sunday 31st May.

 

Subject to availability of volunteers

 

The longer Roberts level trip is  open on limited days

For 2015 the first date will be

Sunday 10th May

(contact 01952 405105 or mike@moorebooks.co.uk to book trips).

 

Roberts level trips must be pre-booked

 

Sales

We have for sale some local history books and DVD productions

 Video

A full listing of mining and historical video productions from IA Recordings

Including some about Snailbeach are available by clicking the link

CONTACT US

 

Building conservation

During the next few months contractors working for Shropshire council will be working on some of the buildings at Snailbeach.

Please stay away from working areas and obey all safety notices.

We now have a professionally produced Education Pack for schools and educational establishments. It includes information to help prepare risk assessments for visits

 

Planning your visit to Snailbeach Mine

 

Group visits

If you wish to discuss a group booking for weekends or weekdays

Including surface or underground visits

See link for Full details.

Guided tours for groups and schools are available either weekends or during weekdays.

 Tour booking (including schools)

 

 Please park at the village hall and walk up to the buildings.

Voluntary donations box for car parking by the entrance.

 “There is limited disabled parking in front of the visitor centre”

 Access is mostly on un-made pathways which may be muddy in places and suitable footwear is advised.

On some parts of the site there are steps and steep paths although there are alternative routes if required.

 Children are welcome but should be closely supervised by a responsible adult at all times.

 Around the site there are description boards which explain the processes.

We have a Snailbeach Trail Leaflet which you may download